Senators offer sweeping patent system changes

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The U.S. patent system could be inching closer to an overhaul long desired by the technology industry. Just before departing for their summer recess on Thursday, Utah Republican Orrin Hatch and Vermont Democrat Patrick Leahy,who...

U.S. Republican Senators Begin Weekly Podcast

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The Pennsylvania Senate Republican Caucus has launched a new program allowing state residents to listen to weekly podcasts on state issues. The group is hoping the trend will catch with tech savvy users, allowing...

Spyware bugs US Senators

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THREE US senators are sponsoring a law that aims at blocking spyware. The Spyblock Act will make it illegal to install software on people's computers without their consent. Companies that offer software downloads will have...

Senators ask P2P companies to police themselves

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A group of Washington lawmakers called on Friday for file-swapping companies to help stop distribution of copyrighted materials and pornography on their networks. In a letter sent to the heads of several leading...

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